PhD seminar – Fall 2018

The Boundaries of Transfer and Knowledge in Acquisition

MEETING 1 – Roumyana Slabakova
September 26, 13:15-17:00 and September 27, 10:15-12:00 and 14:15-16:00, Room A3012

Required readings
  • Slabakova, Roumyana (2000).  L1 Transfer Revisited: The L2 Acquisition of Telicity in English by Spanish and Slavic Native Speakers. Linguistics, 38, 739-770.
  • Heather Marsden (2009). Distributive Quantifier Scope in English-Japanese and Korean-Japanese Interlanguage, Language Acquisition, 16:3, 135-177, DOI: 10.1080/10489220902967135
  • Grüter, Theres. 2005/6 Another take on the L2 initial state: Evidence from comprehension in German. Language Acquisition 13: 287-317. https://doi.org/10.1207/s15327817la1304_2
  • Ionin, T., & Montrul, S. (2010). The role of L1-transfer in the interpretation of articles with definite plurals in L2-English. Language Learning60(4), 877-925. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2010.00577.x
Recommended readings


MEETING 2 – Jason Rothman

October 22, 10:15-12:00 and 14:15-16:00, Room E1004

Required readings

  • Rothman, J., González Alonso, J., & Puig-Mayenco, E.  (in press, 2019). Third Language Acquisition and Linguistic Transfer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Chapters 1 and 4)


MEETING 3 – Jorge González Alonso and Jason Rothman

November 12, 13 and 14

  • November 12, 14:15-17:00 (Jorge) – Room E.1004
  • November 13, 13:15-16:00 (Jorge and Jason) – Room E.2004
  • November 14, 13:15-17:00 (Jorge and Jason) – Room E.2004

Required readings

  • Rothman, J., González Alonso, J., & Puig-Mayenco, E.  (in press, 2019). Third Language Acquisition and Linguistic Transfer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Chapters 4, 5 and 6)
  • Rothman, J., Alemán Bañón, J. & González Alonso, J.  (2015). Neurolinguistic measures of typological effects in multilingual transfer: Introducing an ERP methodology. Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1087, 1-14. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01087/full

 

Recommended readings for Meetings 2 and 3:

Primary source readings

  • Rothman, J., & Halloran, B. (2013). Formal Linguistic Approaches to L3/Ln Acquisition: A Focus on Morphosyntactic Transfer in Adult Multilingualism. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 33, 51-67. Here
  • Westergaard, M., Mitrofanova, N., Mykhaylyk, R., & Rodina, Y. (2017). Crosslinguistic influence in the acquisition of a third language: The Linguistic Proximity Model.International Journal of Bilingualism, 21(6), 666-682. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1367006916648859
  • Slabakova, R. (2017). The scalpel model of third language acquisition. International Journal of Bilingualism, 21(6), 651-665. http://ijb.sagepub.com/cgi/doi/10.1177/1367006916655413
  • González Alonso, J. & Rothman, J. (2017). Coming of Age in L3 Initial Stages Transfer Models: Deriving Developmental Predictions and Looking towards the Future.International Journal of Bilingualism, 21(6), 683-697. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1367006916649265

Extra readings

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